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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (2)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. James Ku is Excellent. Dr. Ku has been reviewed by 11 patients who have provided 2 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.3
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.4
Spends Time with Me 4.4
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. James Ku, MD is board certified in Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 2 areas:
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)

Education & Awards

Dr. Ku graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011, 2014 - 2015)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2014 - 2015)


Dr. Ku has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Lancaster General Hospital 
  • Milton S. Hershey Medical Center 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. James Ku MD is a male Surgeon, has 20 years of experience and practices in Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.
Where does Dr. James Ku practice?
Dr. James Ku has 1 office location.
Dr. James Ku practices Surgery and Surgical Critical Care near Lancaster, PA.
See Lancaster Surgeons.